Nineteen-year-old Abdul is the most promising boxing talent in Denmark. Mikkel Kessler is his manager and hero. At the club, Abdul is a boxer, but outside he is insecure and afraid of disappointing those who trusts him. Religion, family, culture, tradition, ethnicity and the expectations of others pressure him. A coming-of-age story revealing a young man's deepest feelings and inner conflicts in a visually sensitive universe in sharp contrast to a macho environment.